This comprehensive program involves a visit to campus. On Your Mark encourages you to schedule an in-person visit. Get Ready to register for the January orientation. Next, Get Set to discover your educational journey during Orientation, and Hit the Ground Running during Week of Welcome.
Information from Admissions, Academics, Health and Wellness Services, Student Life, Athletics, and others will be shared to ensure that you have all your questions answered by the end of your Orientation experience. Our goal for you and your family is not only to introduce you to the rich history of the college but also to begin a relationship that will continue on well after graduation.
On behalf of everyone here at the college, welcome to the Alfred State Family!
On your mark
Come Visit Your
Home Away From Home
As the first step in your Orientation experience, we invite you to come to campus for a visit and check out your new home away from home. In-person, on-campus visits and Accepted Student Days are currently available for the spring semester. If you are unable to come for a visit, we also provide plenty of other ways to engage with the campus. For more information, visit the Admissions Visit Us page.
Continue Your Journey at
Virtual Academic Orientation
Academic Orientation is required for all full-time new and transfer students. You’ll have a chance to:
- Receive your class schedule
- Meet other incoming students
- Learn about academic support services
- Get your questions answered (Health and Wellness, Technology Services, Financial Aid, Residential Life, Dining Services, ordering books and tools)
Hit the ground running!
Get Involved During
Week of Welcome
We offer so many exciting ways for you to get involved on campus during our annual Week of Welcome. Once you have moved in, you’ll be able to take part in many different social events intended to help you become engaged on campus and build meaningful personal and social connections. Activities include:
- Club Fair
Learn more about the 100-plus student clubs and organizations on campus and find the ones that are just right for you!
- On-Campus Job Fair
Explore on-campus student employment opportunities for both temporary service and work study-eligible positions.
- Student Life 101 Resource Tables
Connect with on-campus resources such as Tutoring and Support Services, the Center for Intercultural Unity, Technology Services, University Police, ACES (dining services), and others who are here to support you throughout your time at Alfred State.
- Academic Support
Meet with your adviser; tours of the Student Success Center, Library, classrooms and labs, Printing 101, and Academic Advising.
Office of Student Engagement
Student Leadership Center, Suite 204
10 Upper College Drive
Alfred, NY 14802
Phone: 607-587-3114 OR